All Donors and Commitments will be
acknowledged in next week's newsletter!!
Please contact Misty Ochoa for all donations or for further details.
805-497-7501 ext. 1006 | mochoa@hillcrestcs.org
Week of: December 6th - 12th
Monday, December 7
  • Bring an unwrapped toy for the Toy Drive - NOW thru 12/17th
  • Door Decorating Competition Judging
  • 2:30PM - 5:30PM - Norman's Uniforms Sale - held in Cafeteria (Masks MUST be worn while on campus)
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM ~ Robotics: 5 & 6 yrs (Extended Care)
Tuesday, December 8
  • 9:00AM - 10:00AM ~ K & 1st Christmas Program Practice
  • 10:00AM - 11:00AM ~ 2nd & 3rd Christmas Program Practice
  • 1:00PM - 2:00PM ~ 4th, 5th, & 6th Christmas Program Practice
  • 2:30PM - 3:00PM ~ Dance Class: 5-7 yrs (Extended Care)
  • 3:00PM - 3:30PM ~ Dance Class: 8-10 yrs (Extended Care)

Wednesday, December 9
  • Parents in Prayer - CANCELED
  • Secondary Midterm Review
  • 8:30AM - 9:15AM ~ PS2 Christmas Program Practice
  • 8:30AM - 9:30AM HOS/Parent Chat & Volunteer Thank You Event
  • 9:30AM - 10:15AM ~ TK Christmas Program Practice
  • 10:30AM - 11:15AM ~ Pre-K Christmas Program Practice
  • 11:30AM - 12:15PM ~ PS3 Christmas Program Practice
  • 3:00PM - 3:45PM Jr. Cheer Class (PS-6th Grade)
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM - Robotics: 9-12 yrs (Extended Care)

Thursday, December 10 
  • PFA Candy Cane Holiday Shoppe (class schedule TBD)
  • Secondary Midterm Review
  • 8:30AM - 9:15AM ~ PS2 Christmas Program Practice
  • 9:30AM - 10:15AM ~ TK Christmas Program Practice
  • 10:30AM - 11:15AM ~ Pre-K Christmas Program Practice
  • 11:30AM - 12:15PM ~ PS3 Christmas Program Practice
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM ~ Robotics: 7 & 8 yrs (Extended Care)
Friday, December 11 - CHRISTMAS CHARACTER (THEMED DRESS DAY)
Jeans (WITHOUT TEARS or HOLES) may be worn, when wearing a t-shirt featuring a Christmas Character OR you may wear a full-blown outfit/costume (be creative & have fun)
Secondary Midterm Review
  • 9:00AM - 10:00AM ~ K & 1st Christmas Program Practice
  • 10:00AM - 11:00AM ~ 2nd & 3rd Christmas Program Practice
  • 1:00PM - 2:00PM ~ 4th, 5th, & 6th Christmas Program Practice
Christmas Toy Drive going on NOW thru 12/17
Donate an UNWRAPPED TOY for children in need!
Donation boxes are located in the Elementary Main Entrance
and in Early Education Main Entrance
Toy Drive hosted, this year, by HCS Elementary Student Council
Monday, December 7th
NORMANS UNIFORMS SALE ON CAMPUS!
2:30PM - 5:30PM
Located in the school cafeteria on the upper campus.

Please remember, everyone who enters the cafeteria to shop, must wear a face-covering and practice social-distancing protocols. 

Tuesday, December 8th
Parents in Prayer meeting CANCELED!
Our weekly Parents in Prayer Group has moved from Tuesdays to Wednesday mornings, HOWEVER this week it has been canceled all together, so that you may spend your time chatting with Mrs. Winter, our Head of School.
Wednesday, December 9th
at 8:30am - 9:30am
Monthly Chat with the Head of School

Come join Mrs. Winter for a little chat!
  • Get updates on school development
  • Give your input
  • Fellowship
  • Enjoy some yummy refreshments
Our first ever Candy Cane Holiday Shoppe will be during the school day on Thursday 12/10. Each class will have a designated set time for their sudents to shop for their loved ones during the school day (much like our Book Fair).

Please remember, everyone who enters the Holiday Shoppe, must wear a face-covering and practice social-distancing protocols. 
Friday, December 11
L & T Food Truck for Lunch
We have a special treat coming to HCS on Friday, December 11th!! L & T Food Truck will be available to serve students K-12th grades as well as our faculty & staff. PLEASE TURN IN YOUR ORDER & PAYMENT TO YOUR HOMEROOM TEACHER BY WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9TH.

All meals are $6.00 and will include: a main entrée, french fries or potato salad, and one beverage (water, soda, or Sunny D orange juice).
  • CHEESEBURGER MEAL
  • HAMBURGER MEAL
  • CHICKEN NUGGET MEAL
  • MAC & CHEESE MEAL
  • TURKEY AND CHEESE COLD SANDWICH MEAL
  • TUNA SANDWICH MEAL
  • GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH MEAL
  • CHEESE QUESADILLA MEAL
  • POTATO, EGG AND CHEESE BURRITO MEAL
  • BEAN, RICE AND CHEESE BURRITO MEAL

Please direct any questions to Mr. Salcido's at asalsido@hillcrestcs.org
Christmas-Themed Dress Days
  • Students must follow the guidelines of each Christmas-Themed Dress Day.
  • On certain specified days, jeans (WITHOUT TEARS OR HOLES) may be worn, when accompanied with themed top.
  • Students who choose not to participate in any Christmas themed-dress day(s) must wear regular uniform attire.
8:30AM: PS2 Christmas Presentation

9:30AM: TK Christmas Presentation

10:30AM: Pre-K Christmas Presentation

11:30AM: PS3 Christmas Presentation
9:30AM: Kindergarten & 1st Grade Christmas Presentation

10:30AM: 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade Christmas Presentation

1:00PM: 4th-6th Grades Christmas Presentation
December 14, 15, & 16
SECONDARY STUDENTS ONLY
MODIFIED TIME SCHEDULE - 9:00AM - 12:15PM
SECONDARY MIDTERM SCHEDULE!
  • 9:00AM - 10:30AM Session 1
  • 10:30AM - 10:45AM Nutrition
  • 10:45AM - 12:15PM Session 2
ALL Secondary Students
(7th - 12th Grades ONLY)
will be on a special schedule due to the final exams 12/14-12/16.

Extended Care is NOT available after school on these days for secondary students.

Students who do not have a class for a particular session, do not need to report to school for that session.
Camp available during
Christmas Vacation
INFANTS - 12th GRADE!!!

We are very excited to introduce TWO opportunities for camp over Christmas Vacation! We will run a Christmas Camp and a Winter Camp. In order to register, you must complete the attached registration forms and submit with payment. Please note that the fees listed are DAILY fees. There is a separate registration form for each camp! We staff each camp based on enrollment so there will be NO late registration forms accepted!! Please read through the following details and dates for each camp. We look forward to having your child join us!!

1. Christmas Camp December 21, 22, 23: 
Registration form & payment for Christmas Camp are due by Monday, 12/14th

2. Winter Camp December 28, 29, 30: 
Registration form & payment for Winter Camp are due by Thursday, 12/17th

Please return registration forms to:
Katie Trimble, Preschool Director (infants-preschool)
Lisa Wilcox, Extended Care Director (K-12)
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Looking Ahead to Next Week: December 14th-18th
Monday, December 14 - SNOW DAY (THEMED DRESS DAY)
Jeans (WITHOUT TEARS or HOLES) may be worn, when you wear your “GOING TO THE SNOW” outfits!!!!
  • 8:30AM: PS2 Christmas Presentation
  • 9:00AM Secondary Students - Late Start
  • 9:30AM: TK Christmas Presentation
  • 10:30AM: Pre-K Christmas Presentation
  • 11:15AM - 12:30PM Teachers Luncheon - from HCS PFA
  • 11:30AM: PS3 Christmas Presentation
  • 9:00AM Secondary Students - Late Start
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM ~ Robotics: 5 & 6 yrs (Extended Care)
Tuesday, December 15 - DRESS YOUR CHRISTMAS BEST!! (THEMED DRESS DAY)
Dress-up in fancy Christmas Attire!!!
  • 9:00AM Secondary Students - Late Start
  • 9:30AM: Kindergarten & 1st Grade Christmas Presentation
  • 10:30AM: 2nd Grade & 3rd Grade Christmas Presentation
  • 12:15PM Secondary Students - Early Dismissal
  • 1:00PM: 4th-6th Grades Christmas Presentation
  • 2:30PM - 3:00PM ~ Dance Class: 5-7 yrs (Extended Care)
  • 3:00PM - 3:30PM ~ Dance Class: 8-10 yrs (Extended Care)

Wednesday, 16 - CHRISTMAS PJ DAY (THEMED DRESS DAY)
Wear your favorite Christmas Pajamas (TOPS MUST REACH MID-THIGH, IF WEARING LEGGING-STYLED PJS BOTTOMS)
  • 8:30AM - 9:30AM Parents in Prayer
  • 9:00AM Secondary Students - Late Start
  • 12:15PM Secondary Students - Early dismissal
  • 3:00PM - 3:45PM Jr. Cheer Class (PS-6th Grade)
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM - Robotics: 9-12 yrs (Extended Care)

Thursday, December 17 - UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER (THEMED DRESS DAY)
Jeans (WITHOUT TEARS or HOLES) may be worn, when wearing an Ugly Christmas Sweater or Sweatshirt
  • LAST DAY TO BRING TOY FOR THE TOY DRIVE!!
  • 9:30AM - 10:30AM: K-12th Family Group Chapel - Located on the football field
  • 12:00PM - Preschool Dismissal - NO AFTERSCHOOL CARE AVAILABLE!
  • 12:15PM - Secondary Dismissal - NO AFTERSCHOOL CARE AVAILABLE!
  • 12:30PM - Elementary Dismissal - NO AFTERSCHOOL CARE AVAILABLE!

December 18 - MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
  • NO SCHOOL! - NO Extended Care, NO Camp Available
  • End of Quarter 2 / Semester 1
Week of December 21 - 25

December 21-25: CHRISTMAS VACATION
No School, No Distance Learning

December 21, 22, 23
Christmas Camp - MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED, NO DROP-IN AVAILABLE!!
Week of December 28 - January 1

12/28-01/25 - CHRISTMAS VACATION
No School, No Distance Learning

December 28, 29, 30
Winter Camp - MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED, NO DROP-IN AVAILABLE!!
Week we return to school: January 4 - 8, 2021

Monday, January 4
  • TEACHERS IN-SERVICE
  • NO SCHOOL, NO Distance Learning, NO Extended Care, NO Camp Available

Tuesday, January 5
  • SCHOOL RESUMES FOR ALL GRADES: infants, preschool, elementary, & secondary
  • 2:30PM - 3:00PM ~ Dance Class: 5-7 yrs (Extended Care)
  • 3:00PM - 3:30PM ~ Dance Class: 8-10 yrs (Extended Care)

Wednesday, January 6
  • 3:00PM - 3:45PM Jr. Cheer Class (PS-6th Grade)
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM - Robotics: 9-12 yrs (Extended Care)

Thursday, January 7
  • 1:30PM - 3:00PM - PFA Meeting
  • 3:30PM - 5:00PM ~ Robotics: 7 & 8 yrs (Extended Care)

Friday, January 8
  • 8:30AM - 9:30AM PFA Parent Coffee & Fellowship
VISIT THE HCS PARENT RESOURCE PAGE!!!
So much info available for you on our Parent Resource page.

  • Weekly Newsletter & Archived Newsletters
  • Calendar-At-A-Glance
  • Uniform Policy & Uniform Info
  • Class Supply Lists
  • Extended Care & Camp Registration
  • Volunteer Schedule / Sign-Up Genius
  • Amazon Smile (support HCS)
Is there something missing?
Let us know what else you'd like to see on our Parent Resource page!
contact: newsletter@hillcrestcs.org to share your suggestions.
Hillcrest Christian
School 
449 East Wilbur Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
805-497-7501
Hillcrest Christian
Preschool 
449 East Wilbur Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
805-495-5513

If you have any questions about this correspondence or need more information, please contact Dawn Sharifi at dsharifi@hillcrestcs.org (805-497-7501, ext 1002)